Free or subsidised retrofit training in insulation and low carbon heating
Tradespeople can apply for free or subsidised retrofit training for domestic properties.
The training is designed to help tradespeople who usually install energy efficiency measures to deliver the Government's funding schemes such as the Green Homes Grant and ECO (Energy Company Obligation).
There are 18 training providers currently offering training packages:
Attendees to the programme will undergo 3 days of training. At the end of the training, attendees will be competent to fit windows and doors, glaze and re-glaze existing windows and doors, and have a full understanding of the site requirements and building regulations that impact the trade.
Training will be available until 30 September 2021.
Training covers non-insulation fabric measures, retrofit assessor and retrofit coordinator training, insulation, heat pumps/solar thermal and heating/hot water controls.
100 funded places are offered to businesses wishing to undertake retrofit training, certify in PAS:2030 and become TrustMark registered - a further 200 retrofit training places are available for contractors from the same company, alongside 50 discounted training places for contractors who are currently unemployed.